Lakeshore Family Dentistry Blog

October 17, 2018
brushing your teeth wrong leads to tooth decay

You Might Be Brushing Your Teeth Wrong

Brushing your teeth is such a routine habit that you may forget that there's a right and a wrong way to do it. But proper brushing is super important for preventing tooth decay and gum disease!
October 9, 2018
woman bad at brushing teeth

Even More Ways You’re Brushing Your Teeth Wrong

As something we all do everyday, it might be surprising that many people do not brush their teeth correctly. While doing it wrong is a lot better than not doing it at all, brushing your teeth correctly can help prevent tooth decay
October 1, 2018
coffee drinker worries about stained teeth

Top Tips for Keeping Stains Off Your Teeth

No matter where you live or what kind of lifestyle you enjoy, chances are you have a habit that could stain your teeth. Whether you're a coffee lover, a tea enthusiast, or a red wine connoisseur, your teeth might not be as bright as you want them to be.
September 24, 2018
girl thinking about wisdom tooth pain

What to Do About Wisdom Tooth Pain

Wisdom tooth pain is a fairly common complaint and is often the result of these third molars coming in during a person's late teens or early adulthood. However, it is also common for wisdom teeth to become impacted
September 16, 2018
cheese prevents tooth decay

Strengthen Your Teeth With Cheese

As a dental patient, you may be more used to hearing which foods are bad for your teeth rather than good for them. While we all should know that acidic foods or foods high in sugar are bad for your teeth
September 9, 2018
older woman with dentures

Dentures for Newbies

Getting your first set of dentures can be a life-changing experience...for the better! If you've decided to replace your missing teeth with dentures, you're well on your way to smiling naturally again and enjoying your favorite foods.
September 2, 2018
important dental symptoms

Three Dental Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Your mouth has many ways of letting you know that something has changed or may be wrong. Nevertheless, when we ask patients whether anything is bothering them about their smile
August 26, 2018
fixing tooth discoloration

Interpreting the Rainbow of Tooth Stain Colors

While tooth stains don't come in all the colors of the rainbow, they come in a few, and they each may mean something different about the condition of your smile and what you can do about it.
August 18, 2018
bad habits cause toothaches

Three Bad Habits That Are Terrible for Your Teeth

Oral bad habits and compulsions continue into later childhood or develop in adulthood, which can pose risks to your dental health. Here are a few habits that you should nip in the bud.
August 11, 2018
benefits of charcoal teeth whitening

Do Charcoal Teeth Whitening Products Work?

One of the most popular ones we’ve seen lately is using activated charcoal paste to whiten teeth. Some video bloggers are claiming amazing teeth whitening effects, but many patients are wondering whether this technique really works.
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